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We Were Here is a series of puzzle adventures where you and a fellow explorer awake inside the sinister Castle or similar location with no way out. Play is by exploring your location to find clues and solve puzzles. Uniquely, the puzzles you encounter take the two of you to solve from your different perspectives and only a walkie-talkie for communication.
Unfortunately, We Were Here is not available on Android, Switch or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:
Release Date: 03/02/2017, updated in 2023
Price: 80% off
Out Now: Mac, PC, PS4 and Xbox One
Content Rating: PEGI 12
Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds
Players: 2 online
Genres: Adventure, Brain Game, Communication (Narrative, Puzzle and Traversal)
Accessibility: 22 features
Components: 3D First-Person
Developer: We Were Here Game (@WeWereHereGame)
Costs: Purchase cost
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Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds
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Release Date: 23/10/2023
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Release Date: 07/08/2013, updated in 2023
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Out Now: Android, Mac, PC, Switch and iOS
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Release Date: 28/08/2020, updated in 2021
Out Now: PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One and Xbox X|S
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Release Date: Coming soon
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Release Date: 26/03/2021, updated in 2022
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Release Date: 31/03/2020
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Release Date: 12/02/2021, updated in 2022
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If you like the sound of We Were Here but find it too complex or challenging, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with a lower Skill Rating.
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These are games of a similar genre mix to We Were Here. This includes games from the Puzzle, Brain Game, Adventure, Communication, Narrative and Traversal genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
If you like the sound of We Were Here but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features.
You can view a full breakdown in our We Were Here Accessibility Report.
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